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Faience double cartouche of Anlamani

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Blue faience double cartouche of King Anlamani, with the feathers of Ma'at surmounting each name; hieroglyphs and details are incised and colored; broken in two, but complete. Small chip missing from right side. See also 20.626-20.630


From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, pyramid 6, (tomb of Anlamani), S.W. foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Height x width: 7.3 x 4.5 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits